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Lowell S. Terrell Notebooks

Identifier: MS102

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Lowell S. Terrell graduated from Georgia Tech in 1915 with a B. S. in Electrical Engineering. The thirty-two lab notebooks that comprise this collection are from two of his classes.


  • 1914-1915


General Physical Description note

(one document case).

Restrictions: Access


Restrictions: Use

Permission to publish materials from this collection must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.


0.4 Linear Feet

Scope and Contents

Lowell Terrell kept these notebooks, numbering thirty-two, on a weekly basis. All were removed from a binder. The range of dates for the first set of notebooks, taken in an electrical engineering laboratory, fall between February 10, 1914 and April 1, 1915. Terrell recorded the second set of notebooks from a mechanical engineering laboratory that he took during his senior year, from November 7, 1914 until May 29, 1915.

Biography of Lowell S. Terrell (1890-1988)

Born December 18, 1890 in College Park, Georgia, Lowell S. Terrell lived in nearby Clayton County for most of his adult life. He graduated with a B. S. in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1915. Terrell worked at Western Union for 44 years before becoming a county tax assessor for ten years. With his wife, Eleanor Pace, they had two sons and two daughters. Lowell Terrell died in 1988.


The notebooks are arranged by the course for which they were kept, and chronologically within class designation.

Other Finding Aids

A print copy of this finding aid is available in the Georgia Tech Archives reading room.


Accession #1993.0201 (old number: 93-02-01).

General Physical Description note

(one document case).

Processing Information

Yen M. Tang processed these papers in 2000.
Inventory of the Lowell S. Terrell Notebooks, 1914-1915
Yen M. Tang
Copyright 2001.
Description rules
finding aid updated using rlg best practice guidelines for encoded archival description.
Language of description
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Library, Georgia Institute of Technology Repository

Georgia Institute of Technology
266 4th Street, NW
Atlanta 30332-0900 USA